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C O U N T Y
P O S T .
A MUST UNDEMOCRATIC
OREGON NEWS NOTES
AKCOMPLEX OF GENERALINTEREST
Prune growers of the Forest Grove
locality have practically finished pick
A Semi-Weekly Newspaper.
ing the crop. The season has been un
Portland, Ora.— Not only would the
usually favorable for work and the
crop exceeds former records.
Published Twice a Week at Independence, Polk County, Oregon, on state consolidation commission, ap
pointed by Governor Withycombe, and
The cruising and appraising of pri
Tuesday and Friday
which recently made public Its report
land in the Bull Run
make the office of Secretary of State
watershed district by the government
Entered as second-cluss matter March 26, 1918, at the postofflce at In
foresters is under way. It is expected
would also deprive the voter« of the
dependence, Oregon, under the Act of March 3, 1879.
that the owners will exchange their
privilege of elecUng a State Treas
urer, a Superintendent of Public In
rights in this district for timber not
in a government reserve section. The
Subscription Rates: $1.50 a Year Strictly in Advance; Si* Months struction and an Attorney-General
"Unless means are quickly found to
The only officee which would be left
In the state bar examinations that Bull Run watershed is fthe source of
$1.00; Three months 50 cents. All subscriptions stopped at expiration.
elective are those of Governor and remedy conditions existing in the dairy were held at Salem under the diree Portland’s water supply.
State Auditor, a new office to be cre Industry as well as in other claw.es tion of'th e supreme court only 11 ap
At a meeting of the Portland boiler
ated. All others would be made ap of livestock, Berious menace to both pllcanta for certificates made their ap
makers' union it was voted that the
CLYDE T. ECKER, Editor.
Industries—which are allied— may be pearanec
44-hour working week shall be put in
Before these changes could be made forecast.”
Two draft, calls for 436 class 1 men to effect by members working in ship
This is the statement of Assistant
it is pointed out, the constitution
PERTINENT COMMENT OF THE NATION’S PRESS would have to be amended. But the Federal Food Administrator, W. K. to be sent to Fort Stevens. Or., and yards by the taking of Saturday half-
Fort McArthur, Cal., have been issued. holidays. The union voted two weeks
commission finds that the state con- Newell.
“ With the dairymen selling their Entrainments under both calls are to ago to work 48 hours weekly, after
stitution is very much antiquated and
A T LA N TA CONSTITUTION: What can they ex recommends that, in the near future businesses as fast as they are able to be effected in the five-day period start having taken Saturday half-holidays
pect of the promises o f a man like Hindenburg, who does a constitutional convention should be find purchasers,” said Mr. Newell, ing October 21.
for two successive weeks.
called “ in order that a systematic over “ with an increasing volume of sales of
Apples have begun to roll from Hood
An educational campaign is being
not even keep his dinner dates.
hauling of the framework of the state heavy calves, both male and female,
River to eastern points in large quan launched by the Tillamook Creamery
government may be made.”
and with already a world’s shortage
titles. Average shipments now are 14 association to make their products bet
When all the elective offices are of beef, the outlook for future supplies
cars per day. The total crop will ap ter known. The output of Tillamook
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEM OCRAT: Average life has abolished and the governor is given is not as rosy as one might wish.
been increased three years by sanitation and science; and power to fill them by appointment, the "It has been charged in some proach 1200 carloads. To date 160 cars cheese this year will, it is expected,
also recommends that he quarters that the price of milk and have been sent out.
exceed »1,500,000. In 1917 the 24 fac
the longevity of a suit o f clothes has been increased three commission
should have authority to remove any other products of the dairy have been
Not since the Umatilla project was tories handled 44,901,303 pounds of
years by tld? war.
official at his pleasure without cause elevated to such an extent at all established ten years ago has the in milk, and from it manufactured 4,974,-
This recommendation is made, the Pacific northwest points that the dairy terest in alfalfa lauds been so great 328 pounds of Tillamook cheese, valued
commission points out, so that the interests should be making a profit and as at the present time. During the
N EW ARD NEW S: The armies attacked and damaged governor might have political control well satisfied with their lot.
last 30 days cash sales have been nu
A shipment of 40 gallons of brandy
“ Taking only the retail price as a
in the past six weeks have been those o f Generals Y'on at all times.
merous and prices have been good.
and 65 gallons of whisky that was
“ Heads o f the principal state ad basis— that which most vitally affects
Einem, Von Mudra, Von Bodlim, Von Eben, Von Hutiei ministrative departments aud possibly the consumer—the price of milk today
To place plainly before the house masquerading as “ cylinder oil, med
wives of Oregon once more the what ium," and arrived on the steamer Rose
in Portland is 15c per quart.
one chief deputy in each department,
and Von Der Marwitz. Von by von ve soon git ’em all.
Even with normal prices milk is and why of present food conservation City from San Francisco, was seized
says the report, “ should be subject to
political control through removal at generally sold retail at 10 cents a regulations, the state food administra at Astoria by the police and federal
KAN SAS C ITY S T A R : A recent headline in the Chi any time without cause, in accordance quart here, therefore the advance is tion is preparing to conduct a big authorities. The liquor was in kegs
Oregon laws of 1915, Chapter not nearly as marked as in many pledge drive October 28 to November packed in boxes and was consigned to
cago Tribune, “ Putting Our Arm y on W heels,” didn’t in with
other tines of foodstuffs.
the “ Wendllng Vaughn Logging com
terest us greatly, there being'so much other reading mat
“ The dairyman today is paying more
The chief reason assigned for want
Clay Ulam, owner of a 40-acre prune pany, Grays River, Wash.”
ter at hand describing how our army is putting the Ger
Frantic telegrams have been receiv
for his hired help. He is paying more orchard near Canyonville, has harvest
pointive is given as follows:
man army on skids.
“ It would relieve the voter of a bur than double for his requirements of ed the record crop of frait from his ed by Senator Chamberlain from rep
den which he is not qualified to bear." hay and a very considerable advance place this year. He secured 95 tons resentatives of prune growers in the
who give the least thought to over the normal for his bran and of dried prunes and sold the output vicinity of Salem saying that notwith
“ The groom was attired in the conventional khaki uni the Those
at 9 cents a pound, securing $17,100 standing the announcements that the
commission's recommendations shorts.
also see where, if they were adopted,
“ The cost of milk cans and other for his crop.
food administration has given orders
they would place in the hands of the dairy utentils Is practically double the
Oregon’s banks deserve the credit for for the purchase of 38,000,000 pounds
governor power to build the prettiest normal. The cost of bottles has soared putting the state first in the purchase of Oregon prunes, the orders have not
political machine that was ever seen to such heights as to make one dizzy of treasury certificates. Every bank been received by Oregon packers and
in this Btate, which in the past has to think of it. The cost of producing
in the state took some of the certifi ihe packing-houses are still idle.
had experience with some rather fancy milk today is therefore more than
The new circular road around the
double that of normal periods even cates of the issue of October 1, and
of Crater Lake has been complet
Other far reaching effects might be without considering the fact that this
ed. The road later probably will be
expected to follow if all state officials has been a very abnormal season and other commonwealth.
A total of 599 industrial accidents, hard-surfaced, but the dirt grade cir
were made answerable to the governor the production of milk and cream per
of which three were fatal, were report cling the lake at an average height
instead of to the people. The experi cow is far below the normal.
“ Laws enacted during the last few ed to the state industrial accident com of about 7000 feet is entirely finished,
ence of Attorney-General Brown In
connection with the noted Utah water years force the dairyman to add to his mission during the past week. The it is 38 miles long and completes 75
power case is cited as an illustration. costs as a matter of cleanliness. The fatal accidents were: Walter Harvey miles of road work now in Crater Lake
That case had been carried on appeal public is no longer willing to tolerate and O. L. \yaters, Portland, shipbuild national park. The road around the
to the United States supreme court. the quality of milk generally marketed
ing; John Confer, St. Helens, lumber rim has been under construction for
Break two or three
it costs nothing extra
The issue wfcs clearly one in which the
few years ago. All of this costs
little squares off the
to chew Real Gravely
great water power interests were on money and the dairyman has been ing.
Oregon draftees are being rejected at
one side and the rights of the public paying it while the full charges have
»lug of Real Gravely,
— the best ch ew in g
Klamath Falls as to whether persons irmy camps and cantonments in excess
on the other.
t’s a small chew —
plug in the world.
Governor Withycombe ordered At
It has oftimes been said that a man signing petitions for independent nom of the national average, reports just
• • • •
tastes better and stays
torney-General Brown to intervene in very seldom quits a business where inations must be electors who are reg <tvcn out from Washington indicate,
It goes further— that’s
behalf of the water power interests. liberal profits are available. The fact istered without party affiliation. As in recent months, under new stand
with you longer than
why you can get the good
The attorney general did not approve that so many dairymen are quitting sistant Attorney-General Van Winkle ards, the average percentage of rejec
your big chew of ordin
taste o f this class o f tobac
throwing thy influence of his office that they are not making adequate has advised that this is not required tions of inducted men has jumped from
ary plug. That’s why
co without extra cost.
against the rights of the public and that they are not making adaquate by law.
4.83 per cent to 7.6 per cent, for the
In favor of a great water power mon profits—if any at all.
The salmon fishing season on the nation at large. Oregon’s percentage
opoly. But he had been ordered to in-
“ The killing of dairy calves during
PEYTO N B R A N D
tervene by the governor.
what did the 1 present season has broken all Sluslaw and Umpqua rivers and on of unfit is 8 as against Washington
he do? He merely filed In the United recarikf simply because the country Coos bay is now at its height and state’s record of 5 per cent.
Oregon lumber manufacturers have
States supreme court the governor’s producer could not afford to feed them many carloads of the fish are shipped
letter to him directing him to inter- to maturity.
Suggestion has been from these sections over the Coos bay been asked by the navy to furnish 600,-
vene. He filed no brief or petition made in some quarters that 'h e kill branch of the Southern Pacific to out 000 feet of decking to be used aboard
GRAVELY T O B A C C O C O . . D A N V I L L E V A
of his own writing, and the court aud ing of female calves be prohibited by side points, most of them being billed mine sweepers under construction on
the public knew the attorney general law. This would indeed solve (he prob to New York.
the Atlantic coast. This is the second
was not in sympathy with the gover lem providing some means were found
Carl Crosland, representing the de arder for decking of the new size, 4 Mi
to feed and keep the animals.
partment of commerce, is in Salem to by 4 Mi inches, to be placed with the
But if the attorney general, as the
“ Dairy experts have for years
governor’s consolidation commission preached the gospel of 'getting rid of gather state financial statistics which Fir Production board, the first having
proposes, had been an,appointive crea the star boarder’— the cow that does are to be sent to Washington for com been for 500,000 feet for steel freight
ture of the governor he would have
not pay her expense. That is the pilation. Mr. Crosland expects to be ers under way at the plant of the New
been compelled to resort to any tactics
just now. Few are paying there about two weeks, working most port News Shipbuilding company.
the governor requested to aid the
Creation of deficiencies, most of
and there is no improve of the time in the office of Secretary
water power monopoly and defeat the
of State Olcott.
them at the state institutions, were
interests, of the public in the water ment of the situation In prospect.
powers of the state.
“ Similar conditions may be spoken
Thomas C. Taylor, a past grand authorized by the state emergency
The governor and attorney general of in regard to the future of the beef commander of the Knights Templar, board to provide a total of $164,460
also were on opposite sides when the supply. Owing to the shortage and ex
governor stood with those who were treme price of feed more light-weight dropped dead in the Masonic temple at needed to replenish funds for the re
Bend just prior to the opening of a maining three months of the present
rylng to block tho government in its
and unfinished cattle have been
ight to recover the Oregon & Califor
Other emergency board
session of the grand comraandery of oiennium.
nia rtkilroad grant lands. The attorney marketed in the stockyards of the the state. Mr. Taylor was one of east meetings held heretofore have author
general stood on the side of the peo
ple, and for recovering the millions of than ever before known. The country ern Oregon's best-known men, having ized deficiencies aggregating $847,500,
acres which the railroad company had cannot afford to feed its cattle even at lived at Pendleton a number of years. so the present grand total In emer
In many recipes the number o f eggs m ay be reduced
held for years in violation of its cov the present price of beef and the
Twenty-four hundred common labor gency provision of funds during the
enant with the government.
with excellent results by using an additional quantity
Journey to market is therefore a neces ers are needed immediately by ship Biennium is $511,950.
But if he had been an appointive sity. In fact the government has re
of Royal Baking Powder, about a teaspoon, for each egg
yards in and about Portland if me
The longest fire fighting period ever
creature of the governor, subject to
cently requested that the public pur chanics are to be allowed to go ahead »countered since the Santiam nation-
omitted. The following recipe is a practical example:
removal at the pleasure of the chief
executive without cause or for political chase beef from light weight animals and the production of ships in this il forest was established ended with
reasons, he could not be an independ because the stock must be marketed. district Is not to be seriously crippled, .he recent heavy rains. C. C. Hall,
Chocolate Sponge Roll
This means that many thousands of
ent legal adviser of the state.
according to an announcement made supervisor of the forest, says that the
t tab lespoon s m elted »hörtc o in #
M m p « Soar
Similar influence from a chief exec animals that are today coming to
' t m .p o o n ««It
H cup hot w a te r
utive, who would stoop to use the market weighing around 600 to 1,000 by the United States employment bu Iry weather began on June 7, and the
cup ,U | U
1 teasp oon va n ille
Sten spoon s R o y a l B e k ln f
power of his office for political pur pounds, would have showed a weight reau.
forests were in danger until October 3.
P ow d er
t equare* melted chocolate
poses or to serve private interests, )f at least a third more if allowed to
As a forerunner of extensive devel No official estimate has been made yet
would also have a baleful effect upon
T k s « U u tke d called lor 4 H it s a d n o b s U s l »a w d e e
This means an opments on the Klamath Indian reser )f the amount of damage caused by
other important state offlpials.
DIRECTIONS—Sift flour, baking powder and salt together threo
If the attorney general had been enormous loss in the meat supply for vation, the United States government the fires. Most o f the fires were in
time«. Beat whole eggs. Add slowly eugnr, then boiling water
subject to control by the governor, the the future— a loss that the country Indian irrigation service has applied >ld burns and were not destructive.
•lowly; add next vanilla, melted chocolate and melted shortening,
Pacific Livestock Company land fraud can ill afford to contemplate."
to State Engineer Lewis for a permit The recent big fire along the railroad
case, in which 20,000 acres are in
to appropriate sufficient water from ind North Santiam river, between
possible. Pour into large baking pan linad with oiled paper, and
volved. would undoubtedly have been
"W hy not have milkmaids new a
bake in alow oven twenty minutes. When done, turn out on a
ordered dismissed long ago. As it Is days?” someone asks. There la a cry Williamson river and its tributaries to Sates and Detroit, killed millions of
damp, hot cloth, spread with white icing and roll.
the attorney general feels confident that the labor conditions are in a bad irrigate 73,636 acres on the Klamath feet of green timber.
that he will recover a large body of way as far as the dairies are cencern- swamp.
Governor Withycombe telegraphed to
Booklet ol recipe* w h ich econ om ies In ( f t 1 end other
land which will enrich the state com
espenaive ingredient* m ailed free.
Notwithstanding the embargo on the Federal Food Administrator Hoover
ed. The men have gone to war or
mon school fund.
Address R O Y A L BAKINO P O W D E R CO.
IW W illia m St.. N ew York
While the attorney general was Into other work and the cows are being movement of grain to congested ter urging the necessity of government
fighting for an appropriation to pay killed oif because there ia no one to minals in the northwest market cen purchase of Oregon flour as a means
the expenses of the litigation and was milk them "What la going to become ters, there is a considerable total of of relieving the dairy situation in Ore
doing all he could to keep the case of the children of thla country if that demurrage paid to the railroads daily gon. He urged purchases by the gov
from being squelched, the governor goes on?” is the question asked. Some
was seeking to have the cuse dis of the girls who are not exactly for cars held beyond the alioted time ernment such as to permit the mills
missed. The governor sought to have fascinated by the thought ef washing for unloading. At Astoria there arc to run to capacity, as “ the dairy herds
the state land board order the case
about 200 cars on track waiting to be are suffering and rapidly diminishing
dismissed. The board declined to take windows, running elevators and carry unloaded.
an account of the shortage of mill
action. He then said he would order
Mr. Hoover wired Governor
it dismissed if Secretary of State Ol-
cott would join with State Treasurer in light opera but they’ll be quite sen Corey has returned from eastern Ore Withycombe that the cows of the
Kay in giving a vote of approval. Ol- sible in heavy hoots and coveralls gon where he effected an agreement aorthweat must eat barley as a solu
A Successful Business Career of
cott refused, and the case was not and they'll save the day. Here’s to between the East Oregon laggin g com tion to the millfeed problem.
the milkmaid of modern days.
pany and farmers of Wallowa county Hoover clainjed that twice as much
Hut if the attorney general had been
by which the ranchers will be allowed wheat has been milled in the north
an appointee of the governor he wonld
The 1918 food reserve is the only to transport their wheat to market west as last year and that more than
have been in no poaitlon to make a
INTEREST PAID ON TIME
fight to recover for the benefit of the safe insurance (or 1919 food auppllea. over the logging road of the former. 50 per cent of the flour exports are
school childreu of the state large hold
Conservation ia tha AU-American job The-coat will be about 9 cents a hun from the northwest, which has created
ings of land which he has evidence to
show were obtained from the state —an army of four million soldiers dred pounds. Heretofore, It has been general dissatisfaction In other sec
necessary for the farmers to haul their tions; that while barley feeds are 30
through fraud, when the chief execu must be fed from this year's crop.
tive favored the company holding the
grain by team for distances of from per cent lees in price this year than
Officers and Directors
“There ia no substitute for milk 04 20 to 40 miles, the coat in many cases last, they are not being bought in the
Trusting the people of Oregon will
H. Hirschberg, Pres.
D. W . Sears, V. P.
give this matter of proposed consoli a food for growth. Portland mothers amounting to more than 30 cents a northwest because of the compulsory
Ira D. Mix, Cashier
dation solemn and earnest thought. should make a drive on father’« purse hundred. The road extends from En lower millfeed price. The low level of
to the extent of one quart of milk per terprise to Flora. There Is In the prices has caused their much enlarged
W. H. Walker
I. A. Allen
0 . D. Butler
day for every child."—Oregon League neighborhood of 150,000 bushels of uee by the farmers at the
Vary truly yours.
DR. C. J SMITH
wheat to be takea to market.
the da iry man
Consumers Are Counselled Not Principal Events of tho Wool
Briefly Sketohed for Inf or*
To Decrease Use of Milk Nor
(nation of Our Readers.
Complain of Prices.
Fewer Eggs are
The Independence National Bank